The Peas and Ques!!

Farmers Market Mania

Just returned from a phenomenal farmers market excursion in Madison , Wisconsin. What a display masterpiece and you could just smell the veggies and fruits on display and the aromas were magnificent. The market is the largest producer market in the US. It has over 300 sellers and the most organized and the most beautifully …

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Peanut Pointers

It is all about that favorite snack, the peanut! Not a nut, but really a legume, peanuts are associated with warmer weather, ball games , festivals and other happy events such as a bridal or baby showers . Peanuts are a powerhouse of nutrition , being the nut with the highest protein content. 1 0z …

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Utterly Salad!!

Salad is on my mind after teaching a vinaigrette class yesterday. We had a great time making some flavorful concoctions just using a jar as our container.` A great vinaigrette is just 3 parts oil to one part of an acid ( meaning a vinegar, lemon or lime juice or another citrus fruit.) A little …

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Got Fish???

Fish, fish and more fish. One of the great longevity traits of long living people is the consumption of fish. If you have read Dan Buttettner’s book “Blue Zones” you know that fish helps to add life to your years and long years at that. Pescatarians by definition are folks who only consume fish as …

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